Black Bean Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad

Black Bean Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad

I enjoy making a few salads at the beginning of the week to have available for quick healthy meals when things get busy.  I store my salads in glass mason jars which make them easy for grab and go situations.  This black bean sweet potato quinoa salad has become a favorite of mine, it is packed […]

Homemade Ketchup:  Same Taste, Less Sugar!

Homemade Ketchup: Same Taste, Less Sugar!

I am SO excited about this homemade ketchup recipe.  This homemade ketchup tastes the same as store-bought ketchup but has WAY less sugar.  Considering my son has been known to lick the ketchup off of his plate, lower sugar is a good thing. It’s funny, my son doesn’t like tomatoes but he LOVES ketchup.  I know that […]

How to Make Vegetable Meatless Crumbles

How to Make Vegetable Meatless Crumbles

Recently, I had a recipe and was tempted to buy a bag of frozen meatless crumbles.  While at the grocery, I looked at the ingredients of a few brands and found that using store-bought meatless crumbles was not an option for me.  They weren’t an option because they contained gluten.  This led me to make […]

Instant Pot Refried Beans

Easy & Delicious Instant Pot Refried Beans

Homemade refried beans are a favorite in our home.  I have been making refried beans in my slow cooker for years, recently I decided to try cooking them in my Instant Pot.  I was extremely pleased with the results of this new cooking method.  Instant Pot refried beans are so easy to make.  They taste […]

Homemade Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup

Homemade Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup

Making homemade condensed cream of chicken soup is easy and delicious to taste.  Making your own condensed soup is much better for you as well.  Many classic recipes call for condensed soups so making your own is an easy way to enjoy your favorite dishes while skipping the chemicals often found in canned soups. Alex […]

Instant Pot Turkey Breast

Instant Pot Turkey Breast with Gravy

My mother in law gifted me a bone in turkey breast and I was excited to cook it in my Instant Pot.  Cooking a turkey breast in the Instant Pot is easy and quick and the results are tender, juicy, and delicious.   Not only can you make a super tasty turkey breast in your Instant […]

Gluten-Free Almond Joy Oatmeal Cookies

Gluten-Free Almond Joy Oatmeal Cookies

I am always experimenting with new gluten-free recipes that the entire family can enjoy.  I like making sweets and enjoy it even more if the sweets are made without processed ingredients and include minimally refined ingredients, which fits this recipe.  These gluten-free almond joy oatmeal cookies are delicious, soft, chewy, and loaded with texture.  You know you […]

How to Cook Frozen Chicken in 10 Minutes (Instant Pot)

How to Cook Frozen Chicken Breasts in the Instant Pot in 10 Minutes!

I have been raving about how much I love my Instant Pot.   Seriously, if I could only keep one of my kitchen gadgets (and I have a lot) I would choose my electric pressure cooker AKA my Instant Pot.  I cook dry beans to perfection in 55 minutes, a whole chicken in 20, a whole […]

Cheesy Broccoli Chicken Pasta

Cheesy Broccoli Chicken Pasta

Sometimes the only thing that I want to make for dinner is a big pot of comfort food.  This cheesy broccoli chicken pasta is a one dish meal that I often turn to when I am craving comfort foods.  I use gluten-free noodles so that everyone in our family can enjoy this creamy cheesy pasta, […]

How to cook dry beans in an electric pressure cooker (Instant Pot)

How To Cook Dry Beans In An Electric Pressure Cooker (Instant Pot)

Are you ready to cook dry beans from start to finish in an hour?  It took me several attempts but I finally made the perfect batch of cooked beans n my electric pressure cooker and I am happy to share how it’s done.  I use an Instant Pot, but any electric pressure cooker would work. […]

Light & Fluffy Gluten-Free Pancakes

Delicious Gluten-Free Pancakes (Quick & Easy!)

My kids love homemade pancakes.  My fluffy whole wheat pancakes were a very common breakfast item until I realized that Audrey needed to eat gluten-free.   Making gluten-free pancakes for my family was very much trial and error.  There were many more batches that they wouldn’t even touch than there were ones that they would tolerate. […]

Southwest Black Bean Pasta w/ Avocado Cream Sauce

Southwest Black Bean Pasta With Avocado Cream Sauce (gluten-free)

I recently discovered that my daughter is unable to eat gluten.  I stopped into one of my favorite neighborhood markets to explore my gluten-free options and was gifted a box of black bean pasta.  I was excited at the possibilities of what I could create with this new pasta.  I ended up making a delicious gluten-free southwest […]

Health Benefits of Spirulina

The Many Health Benefits of Spirulina

I had been hearing how awesome spirulina is for quite a while now.  I finally decided to check it out and I am certainly glad that I did!  Spirulina has been called the next super-food, I am not sure who decides what foods qualify as ‘super-foods’ but I do know that spirulina is packed full […]

Instant Pot:  Healthy Homemade Meals FAST

The Instant Pot: Healthy Homemade Meals FAST

I am here to shout from the roof tops that the Instant Pot  has changed the way that I cook.  This fabulous kitchen gadget allows me to feed my family healthy delicious homemade meals fast!  Meals that used to take an hour or more to cook often take only minutes now, seriously.  My Instant Pot […]

Homemade French Onion Soup Mix:  Earth Mama's World

Homemade French Onion Soup Mix

The first half of this year I pretty much fell off of my real food clean eating wagon.  Our family had several personal struggles and I took comfort in comfort food.  It was easy to fall back into old bad habits, convenience foods were coming home with us from the grocery store.  I could tell […]